A4 Guide: Newport Architectural Forum

A4 Guide: Newport Architectural Forum

Newport’s architecture is some of the oldest and grandest in the country. From the Colonial Era, to early Victorian, to the Gilded Age, leading up to present times, Newport’s small community has countless architectural marvels. There are more Historic...
A4 Spotlight: The Daniel Swinburne House

A4 Spotlight: The Daniel Swinburne House

The Daniel Swinburne House is an extremely beautifully preserved Cottage Orné/Gothic Revival style house located in the “Catherine Kay” neighborhood of Newport. Originally built in 1863, the structure would have originally stood on a large parcel of land but as...
Newport Spotlight: Julian Fellowes

Newport Spotlight: Julian Fellowes

Winston Churchill famously stated, “First we shape our buildings and thereafter they shape us.” This keen observation was made in his argument before Parliament to properly restore the Parliament Building from the damage it sustained during the Second World War. He...
A4 Spotlight: The MK Building

A4 Spotlight: The MK Building

The Muenchinger-King Building, like many Newport Buildings, has had a long and winding history. The oldest part of the building was constructed in 1837 for a South Carolina planter named Hugh Swinton Ball. This was the period when many southern landowners summered in...